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Billy's Pit Bar Bq

110 Highway 71 W, Bastrop, TX 78602-3720
+1 512-321-6453
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“mutton” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (11 reviews)
“sausage” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
110 Highway 71 W, Bastrop, TX 78602-3720
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Recommended by the staff at our hotel, and it was a fantastic find. We like to ask reception desk where the locals eat, and this was one of the best recommendations we have ever had. We loved the staff at Billy's, and even met Billy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This little gem can be seen from the Hwy 71, it's a small place that's got the best BBQ in Bastrop. It's definitely a Mom and Pop type place without too many bells and whistles, but try a mixed plate of BBQ with some of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MelanieS4702
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I was hungry around 2:00 p.m. on a Thursday after leaving my interview subject for the day. I searched for some sort of non-chain restaurant in Bastrop, Texas, about 30 miles southeast of Austin. This city of more than 8,500 has a variety of eateries...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed July 27, 2018

The best darn ribs in central Texas! Billy's chopped beef sandwich is a great tasting feast. Get it plain with onions.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank schnel12
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Billys is good. Same home time owners forever so very consistant in the outcome of the food. We like the chicken the best there. It really could use some updating, flooring, etc. after all has been supported by locals forever they can give back a...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Gretchen B
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

The brisket was great, they were out of almost everything else. Very simple setting but food was good and inexpensive.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Steve S
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is a small BBQ restaurant so you'll have to keep a sharp eye out for it when passing through Bastrop. It is on Hwy. 71 but you will need to exit at Walmart (Hasler) in order to get to his place. It is right...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Beverly S
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Just flew in from Indiana and met our friends who asked what we wanted to eat. We both said BBQ, and this was her recommendation. I went with a plate that had brisket and sausage with sides of beans and macaroni salad. My wife went...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Four of us had their BBQ plates any the food was good, but we all referred BBQ with more of the smoke flavor. The service was ok, and the people were nice. It closes at 7pm so we are fast, and no beer or wine...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Paul S
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

The old guy was there... he's a tradition of smoked meat and worth the stop. Sides were mediocre, pork rocked with conplexi6of flavor. Go early.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Chili-Bite
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Highway 71 W, Bastrop, TX 78602-3720
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bastrop
  • Phone Number: +1 512-321-6453
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